Within the framework of the the 37th ASEAN Summit, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on November 14 chaired the 15th East Asia Summit (EAS) in virtual format. Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres and World Bank Group President David Malpass delivered important remarks at the event.
The World Bank (WB) has predicted that the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) could help Vietnam’s GDP and exports grow 2.4 percent and 12 percent, respectively, by 2030, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has reported.
PSNews - Minister - Chief of the Governmental Office Mai Tien Dung stated that, since its opening in December 2019, the national public service portal has achieved positive results, and reached the Government's goal of better serving the people and businesses.
The World Bank and the Ministry of Finance today signed a financing agreement for a grant worth US$10.5 million to promote integrated urban development and transport connectivity along a new Bus Rapid Transit corridor in Ho Chi Minh City.
The Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF)’s Governing Council has approved 1.5 million USD in funding for the World Bank and Vietnam to carry out the Solar Pilot Auction Program, the WB said on December 18.
Vietnam’s economy has performed well in 2019, with GDP expanding by an estimated 6.8 percent, public debt reduced by almost 8 percentage point of GDP since 2016, and a trade balance surplus for the fourth year in a row. These results are remarkable in the context of a slowing global economy.
The south central coastal province of Phu Yen has called for the World Bank (WB)’s provision of official development assistance (ODA) and soft loans for infrastructure and economic development in the locality.
The World Bank (WB) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have called for solid steps to handle undernutrition among Vietnamese children, and reaffirmed their strong commitments to work with the Government in this issue as the country is building its socio-economic development strategy for 2021-2030.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the World Bank (WB) on August 7 jointly launched a knowledge-sharing programme to assist policymakers in Vietnam with developing new models of care services for the elderly as Vietnam’s population is aging at a pace faster than any of its regional peers.
PSNews - Movitel, Viettel’s brand in Mozambique, was recently chosen by the World Bank as one of its partners to run a project to improve the quality of life and access to financial services for needy people in rural and remote areas of Mozambique.
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$80 million loan to help Vietnam improve the quality of, and access to, basic health services in 13 provinces, with a focus on poor areas of the country.
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved a $194.36 million credit to help four secondary cities in Vietnam build critically-needed municipal infrastructure and strengthen urban planning.
An workshop in which an independent study by the World Bank titled “Towards a Safe, Clean, and Resilient Water System” was launched on May 30 in Hanoi. The workshop, co-hosted by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the World Bank in Vietnam saw the participation from numerous stakeholders as well as international and domestic experts.
Physical and economic connectivity, market linkages, and labor market mobility are among the top drivers distinguishing best-performing ethnic groups from the rest, according to a new study titled “Drivers of Socio-Economic Development Among Ethnic Minority Groups in Vietnam” released by the World Bank on May 21.
Representatives of the World Bank (WB) had a working session with authorities of southern Binh Duong province on January 17 to discuss WB-funded projects and local infrastructure investment demand.
The World Bank Group has announced a major new set of climate targets for 2021-2025, doubling its current 5-year investments to around US$200 billion in support for countries to take ambitious climate action.